Tae Yoon was born and raised in Flushing, Queens. After studying writing in college, he made a career for himself working in the NYC food and restaurant industry.
His industry expertise and dedication to writing was chronicled in a personal writing project that he updated for fifteen years from 2006 to 2021. He began contributing to VICE in 2013, in addition to their food channel MUNCHIES at its launch in 2014. His writing has also appeared in them., Eater, Gothamist, and Edible Queens.
Tae currently works as the Editor of Thrillist NYC and is also a mentor participating in the